[python-uk] processing input from multiple files

Alec Battles alec.battles at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 21:45:59 CEST 2010

On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 6:53 PM, John Pinner <funthyme at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 14 October 2010 10:43, Tim Golden <mail at timgolden.me.uk> wrote:
>> On 14/10/2010 10:34, Christopher Steele wrote:
>>> I've been trying to decode a series of observations from multiple files
>>> (each file is a different time) and put each type of observation into
>>> their
>>> own separate file. The script runs successfully for one file but whenever
>>> I
>>> try it for more they just overwrite each other. I'm new to python and I'm
>>> not sure how to go about efficiently running through the process once and
>>> then appending to the output file for all other input files. Has anyone
>>> done
>>> something similar to this before?
>> Hi, Chris, welcome to Python. A couple of things. This is a relatively
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